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Shot in my back garden

Posted by
CElliottUK (Reading, United Kingdom) on 1 June 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

After all the globe trotting, a short series taken in my back garden

Canon EOS 7D 1/80 second F/14.0 ISO 1600 100 mm

David from Avranches, France

Great action shot.

1 Jun 2011 5:07am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

The light is fantastic - what a beautiful glow!

1 Jun 2011 5:12am

Luke from Spokane, United States

You have some small visitors!

1 Jun 2011 5:27am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Lunch time, or stopping for a quick pick-me-up

1 Jun 2011 5:37am

k@ from Paris, France

Like a fruit at the end of the branch, super balance.

1 Jun 2011 6:21am

mayoline from Hoorn, Netherlands

Beautiful composition!!!

1 Jun 2011 7:14am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

It's very pretty and obviously dripping with delicious nectar where the bees can enjoy a feast.

1 Jun 2011 7:18am

CATCHLIGHT from Reading, United Kingdom

That is a very fine lens

1 Jun 2011 7:36am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The fabulous hover fly. Talking of back gardens how's the builder doing?

1 Jun 2011 7:59am

@grouser: It's all complete, but I'm under strict instructions from the senior management to not publish any shots quite yet.

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great capture - super timing to get the sharp shot and blur of movement all in one!

1 Jun 2011 8:00am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice capture

1 Jun 2011 8:04am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Wow! splendid achievement, this macro is superb. Good day.

1 Jun 2011 8:52am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Beautiful closeup....seems very busy..

1 Jun 2011 8:53am

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Wonderful colours and details!
A nice macro!

1 Jun 2011 9:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

sounds like her indoors is in charge of the finishing touches :)

1 Jun 2011 10:03am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

Nice action on your flowers Chris!

1 Jun 2011 10:34am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

The presentation of a film of bugs ... less willing to bite the neglect! Wonderful POV and editing! A hug, Adela

1 Jun 2011 11:24am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wonderful sharp image - especially like the motion of the bee on the left in relation to the rest of the image.

1 Jun 2011 1:47pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Fantastic shot with outstanding detail and perfect frame

1 Jun 2011 2:17pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine, colorful close up of this stem of flowers and its visitors. I like the sharp one and the blurred one too.

1 Jun 2011 2:22pm

Loretta from Pretoria, South Africa

Stunning shot with great detail!!

1 Jun 2011 5:13pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Senior management must be planting and prettyfying the garden if your not aloud to post a pic.
Nice shot.

1 Jun 2011 6:36pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

A great shot Chris, but I hate them buzzing things. :0

1 Jun 2011 7:19pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

A great shot Chris, but I hate them buzzing things. :0

1 Jun 2011 7:20pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like the framing in this beautiful macro shot

1 Jun 2011 7:49pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

Real beauties with lots of depth and color.

1 Jun 2011 8:03pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Wonderful shot,lovely bee's,beautiful flower!

1 Jun 2011 8:12pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Magnifique !!! :)

1 Jun 2011 8:25pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely !

1 Jun 2011 9:42pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I really like the backlight, and the detail on the bee is spot on!

1 Jun 2011 10:57pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great details and depths...

2 Jun 2011 3:28am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful closeup. Great capture and perfect timing. :)

2 Jun 2011 3:40am

Becky from los angeles, United States

Oh they are loving that nectar! Great action duo! Those wings must move very quickly.

2 Jun 2011 8:37am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

looks like it would have a nasty sting!

4 Jun 2011 7:56am

Canon EOS 7D
1/80 second
F/14.0
ISO 1600
100 mm

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